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Competitors Agree: GHG Action Along Supply Chains Is Good for Business
Competitors Agree: GHG Action Along Supply Chains Is Good for Business

1 year ago - Extreme weather events cost the global economy a record $320 billion in 2017. Food systems are experiencing more shocks than ever before, yet they also cause about one quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions.

Trending: New Sustainable Fashion Collections, Connections, CEO Agenda
Trending: New Sustainable Fashion Collections, Connections, CEO Agenda

1 year ago - Apparel collections that are less harmful to the environment are on the horizon from G-Star RAW and H&M. Meanwhile, a small Boston-based footwear company is making it easier for customers to connect with their craftsmen, and the non-profit Global Fashion Agenda (GFA) recommended sustainability priorities for senior managers in the fashion world in its first ‘CEO Agenda’ report.

World Water Day: Kimberly-Clark, PepsiCo, Target Dive Into New Projects, Targets
World Water Day: Kimberly-Clark, PepsiCo, Target Dive Into New Projects, Targets

1 year ago - From social media campaigns to water conservation projects and efficiency improvements across their supply chains, top brands announced all sorts of initiatives today in celebration of World Water Day — a new water management tool from Kimberly-Clark and Deltares, projects from PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy, goals from Gap Inc. and Target, and campaign from Absolut Elyx and Water For People, just to name a few.

Here’s a First Look at Target’s Fresh Approach to Sustainable Water Management
Here’s a First Look at Target’s Fresh Approach to Sustainable Water Management

1 year ago - Around the world, clean water sources are disappearing at an alarming rate, and it’s up to all of us to help design solutions for the future. Target’s doing its part by putting a connected framework in place—including our climate policy and chemical strategy and sustainable cotton sourcing goal—to make sure we’re using resources thoughtfully and measuring progress across our business.

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Fashion for Good Unveils 15 Startups Future-Fitting Fashion Industry
Fashion for Good Unveils 15 Startups Future-Fitting Fashion Industry

1 year ago - The Fashion for Good-Plug and Play Accelerator has revealed the names of the 15 startups selected to participate in its third edition, which kicks off today.

Trending: New Technologies, Recycling Schemes, Materials Edge Fashion Industry Closer to Circularity
Trending: New Technologies, Recycling Schemes, Materials Edge Fashion Industry Closer to Circularity

1 year ago - The New Textiles Economy continues to bloom as key players in the apparel and textile industries take action to shift towards a more sustainable model.

Trending: New Tools, Rules, Partnerships Take Food Waste, Hunger Head On
Trending: New Tools, Rules, Partnerships Take Food Waste, Hunger Head On

1 year ago - Around 52 million tons of food are wasted each year in the United States despite 1 in 7 US citizens lacking reliable access to sufficient, affordable and nutritious food. While raising consumer awareness is an important food waste reduction strategy, interventions at the corporate level have a crucial role to play in addressing the issue on a large scale.

Trending: New Apparel Industry Commitments Push New Textiles Economy Forward
Trending: New Apparel Industry Commitments Push New Textiles Economy Forward

1 year ago - Fashion and textile industry heavy-hitters are heeding the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s recent call for a New Textiles Economy with the rollout of new agreements and action plans that consider the full life cycle of garments.

Newsweek Names L’Oréal, Unilever, CVS 2017's Top Corporate Sustainability Performers
Newsweek Names L’Oréal, Unilever, CVS 2017's Top Corporate Sustainability Performers

1 year ago - Newsweek has released the results of its 2017 Global 500 Green Rankings, an annual assessment of the sustainability performance of the largest publicly-traded companies in the US and the world by revenue. This year, beauty giant L’Oréal came out on top, ranking as the top-performing global company and best performing personal products company.

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NRDC Mapping Tool Links Apparel Brands to Their Suppliers’ Environmental Performance
NRDC Mapping Tool Links Apparel Brands to Their Suppliers’ Environmental Performance

1 year ago - A new mapping tool created by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and China’s Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) is ushering in a new era for transparency in China. The IPE Green Supply Chain Map — the only of its kind in the world — openly links multinational corporations to their suppliers’ environmental performance.

RSPO Launches New Network to Accelerate Sustainable Palm Oil, But Is It Enough?
RSPO Launches New Network to Accelerate Sustainable Palm Oil, But Is It Enough?

1 year ago - A key ingredient in everything from beauty products to detergents and even ice cream, palm oil is an important commodity that generates billions of dollars in revenue each year. However, unsustainable palm oil production practices are the root cause of considerable environmental and social risks. Efforts to address issues such as deforestation and human rights violations are on the rise as a result of increasing pressure from consumers and investors, as well as a growing awareness of the threat inaction poses to future business, yet a sustainable palm oil industry is still a long way off.

Target Taps Tech Startup to Reinvent Inspection Process, Advance Supply Chain Transparency
Target Taps Tech Startup to Reinvent Inspection Process, Advance Supply Chain Transparency

2 years ago - Technological advancements, circular design principles and innovative raw materials are rapidly transforming the apparel industry, but lack of transparency continues to present a significant obstacle to sustainable sector-wide improvement across environmental, social and governance issues.

SAC's Latest Higg Module Improves Apparel Supply Chain Transparency, Reduces Audit Fatigue
SAC's Latest Higg Module Improves Apparel Supply Chain Transparency, Reduces Audit Fatigue

2 years ago - The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) has released early registration of the Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM), a self-assessment tool that globally standardizes sustainability measurement for apparel, footwear and textile manufacturing facilities. Optimized for use at an industrial scale, Higg FEM enables factories of any size to assess sustainability performance and easily share results with supply chain partners.

New Apparel Institute Aims to Scale Sustainable Solutions for Fashion Industry Impacts
New Apparel Institute Aims to Scale Sustainable Solutions for Fashion Industry Impacts

2 years ago - The launch of a new initiative designed to spur collective action around sustainability in the apparel and footwear industry is providing brands and manufacturers with the knowledge and resources necessary to select, fund and accelerate projects that can improve upon the sector's problematic environmental impacts.

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Target Just Announced a New Climate Policy and Goals—Take a Closer Look
Target Just Announced a New Climate Policy and Goals—Take a Closer Look

2 years ago - As organizations around the world team up to combat the effects of climate change, companies like Target have a big role to play. Since we opened our first store back in 1962, we’ve aimed to make our products and operations more sustainable for our guests—we’re a two-time ENERGY STAR partner of the year, and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s 2016 top corporate solar installer in the U.S. We’ve also come to the table in support of the Paris Agreement and other global and local environmental efforts.

Cat & Jack Expands to Include Adaptive Apparel to Help Meet the Needs of Even More Kids
Cat & Jack Expands to Include Adaptive Apparel to Help Meet the Needs of Even More Kids

2 years ago - Since its exciting introduction last summer

Target Commits to New Climate Policy, Science-Based Target-Aligned Sustainability Goals
Target Commits to New Climate Policy, Science-Based Target-Aligned Sustainability Goals

2 years ago - Following a recent commitment to source 100 percent sustainable cotton by 2020, Target has introduced a new climate policy and Science-Based Target Initiative-aligned goals aimed at reducing its carbon footprint.

Apparel, Textile Industry Giants Unite Around SDGs at 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference
Apparel, Textile Industry Giants Unite Around SDGs at 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference

2 years ago - Big news has been rolling out of the Textile Exchange 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference near Washington, D.C. this week, providing evidence of the major paradigm shift taking place in the apparel and textile industry.

This Team Traveled the Globe to Kick off Target’s New Sustainable Cotton Sourcing Goal
This Team Traveled the Globe to Kick off Target’s New Sustainable Cotton Sourcing Goal

2 years ago - It’s been nearly a year since Target announced its commitments around responsible sourcing and sustainable products, and since then, we’ve shared a closer look at our goals and progress in several areas, including forest products, chemicals, packaging, and eliminating forced labor.

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CVS Harnesses the Power of Design to Improve Health Outcomes, Consumer Experience
CVS Harnesses the Power of Design to Improve Health Outcomes, Consumer Experience

2 years ago - CVS Pharmacy is harnessing the power of design to further its mission of helping people on their path to better health. The retail division of CVS Health is introducing a new prescription management system for patients managing multiple medications in an effort to enhance patient safety.

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